On This Day

644 AD in History

Events in History

  • Nov 3 Umar ibn al-Khattab, second Muslim caliph, is killed in Medina by Lu'lu, an enslaved Persian captive
  • Dec 14 Uthman ibn Affan, companion of Muhammad, appointed 3rd Caliph of Islam

Deaths in History

  • Nov 7 Umar ibn al-Khattāb, Second caliph of Islam, dies of injuries after assassination attempt 4 days earlier
  • Dec 8 Omar I, 2nd Caliph of Islam, murdered